The table below looks at the statistics for E-Commerce skills in IT contracts advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited E-Commerce over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Electronic Commerce (eCommerce)
Rank 49 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -4
Contract jobs citing E-Commerce 6 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 0.88% 1.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 1.30% 1.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 4 4
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £325 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £443 £343 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £29.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-40.51% -4.91%
E-Commerce
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Birmingham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
405 386 297
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Birmingham 67.73% 67.60% 63.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 243 136
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 21
Average hourly rate £13.00 £11.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.04% -41.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.18 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £20.00 £38.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

E-Commerce
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

E-Commerce Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

E-Commerce Daily Rate Histogram in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing E-Commerce across the Birmingham region.

E-Commerce Hourly Rate Trend in Birmingham

E-Commerce
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce.

1 10 (33.33%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (30.00%) Silverlight
2 9 (30.00%) QA
2 9 (30.00%) System Testing
2 9 (30.00%) iPad
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) Retail
5 5 (16.67%) Web Services
5 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
6 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
6 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
6 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
7 3 (10.00%) Marketing
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (10.00%) PHP
7 3 (10.00%) SQL
7 3 (10.00%) C#
7 3 (10.00%) HTML
7 3 (10.00%) .NET
7 3 (10.00%) MySQL
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services

E-Commerce
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Birmingham region citing E-Commerce also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited E-Commerce. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.33%) SAS
2 1 (3.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.33%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 9 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (10.00%) Magento
3 1 (3.33%) WebTrends
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) Base SAS
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 1 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 1 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Retail
2 3 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (6.67%) Electronics
4 1 (3.33%) Finance
4 1 (3.33%) Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Billing
4 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 7 (23.33%) Analyst
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
3 5 (16.67%) CRM Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 4 (13.33%) CRM Solutions Architect
4 4 (13.33%) CRM Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Web Developer
4 4 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 3 (10.00%) Business Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) PHP Web Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Magento Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Business Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Test Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) Silverlight
2 5 (16.67%) Web Services
3 3 (10.00%) HTML
3 3 (10.00%) .NET
3 3 (10.00%) jQuery
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.67%) HTML5
4 2 (6.67%) CSS3
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
4 2 (6.67%) Classic ASP
4 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 1 (3.33%) MSMQ
5 1 (3.33%) LAMP
5 1 (3.33%) WCF
5 1 (3.33%) Symfony
5 1 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) iPad
2 1 (3.33%) Mobile App
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.33%) EPoS
2 1 (3.33%) Copywriting
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (33.33%) CRM
2 9 (30.00%) System Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 4 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (6.67%) Project Management
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 1 (3.33%) SEO
8 1 (3.33%) Migration
8 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 1 (3.33%) Scrum
8 1 (3.33%) Mobile Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) SOA
8 1 (3.33%) OOP
8 1 (3.33%) Use Case
8 1 (3.33%) TDD
8 1 (3.33%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (10.00%) PHP
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
2 3 (10.00%) C#
3 2 (6.67%) VBScript
4 1 (3.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (30.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (10.00%) MicroStrategy
2 1 (3.33%) Zend
2 1 (3.33%) SAP